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Merchant & Marine Bank promotes 2

Merchant & Marine Bank has made the following promotions: Kristi Burge was promoted from a vice president/ retail banking to a vice president/senior administrative officer. She will provide oversight to the card department, bookkeeping, call center, cash management and the business analyst in addition to managing all of the retail branches. Burge is a graduate of the Mississippi School of ...

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Supervisors turn down CVB's offer to join tourism promotion group

JACKSON COUNTY — Jackson County supervisors have turned down the Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau offer to add Jackson County representatives to their board to form a tri-county entity in support of Mississippi Coast tourism. Supervisor John McKay said yesterday he supported the move because it’s important for the Coast to speak with a unified voice. But, Supervisor ...

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Coast CVB invites county to join in promoting tourism

JACKSON COUNTY — The Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau has invited Jackson County to join Harrison and Hancock counties in tourism promotion. Beth Carriere, executive director of the bureau, presented a memorandum of understanding to the Board of Supervisors yester, according to The Mississippi Press. “We would hope that Jackson County would want to join in with the ...

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PSC, FTC put robocaller out of telemarketing business

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) along with the Federal Trade Commission have exchanged information and put a robocaller out of the telemarketing business, according to Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley. The telemarketers were allegedly responsible for billions of calls and will give up assets totaling roughly $3 million under an FTC order. The telemarketers made more than ...

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Coast supervisors vote to create regional marketing group

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — Harrison County supervisors have voted to create a regional marketing group to promote tourism on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Yesterday’s 4-1 vote follows months of discussion and meetings about the issue. The Legislature will have the ultimate authority to create the new organization. Supervisor Marlin Ladner was the lone vote against, saying he could not approve ...

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Jackson Convention Complex, Trustmark extend marketing partnership

JACKSON — SMG, managers of the Jackson Convention Complex, reports the Jackson Convention Complex and Trustmark National Bank have renewed their commercial rights marketing partnership, extending Trustmark’s designation as the exclusive bank of the Jackson Convention Complex for an additional three years. SMG general manager Kelvin Moore said, “Trustmark was one of the original marketing partners for the Complex. Their ...

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Horne promotes three staff members

HORNE LLP recently promoted two employees in its Hattiesburg office — Brooke Pierce and Leslie Curry — to supervisor, physician services. HORNE LLP also recently promoted Bruce Harris to manager of outsourcing services in its Biloxi office. Harris joined HORNE LLP in 2008. He has more than 25 years of experience in providing business performance reports, developing business models, defining ...

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